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The Rt. Rev. Alan M. Gates, Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts, offered the following response to the election on March 4 of the Rev. Samuel Rodman, the special projects officer on the Massachusetts diocesan staff, to be the next bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of North Carolina:"I…
In the News
St. Dunstan's Episcopal Church in Dover held an "ashes to go" service early Wednesday morning for people on their way to work or school. See photos from the Metrowest Daily News.Click the link above to view the photos.
In the News
St. Martin's Episcopal Church came to the people on Ash Wednesday instead of the people going to the church.  The Rev. Scott A. Ciosek, priest-in-charge of St. Martin's Episcopal Church as well as St. Peter's Episcopal Church, South Dartmouth, was giving ashes to people in the parking lot of the…
Reflections
...We need Ash Wednesday, the mark of ashes, to remember we are mortal, temporary travellers on the planet, and that we are given stewardship to care for God's creation and each other.We need these ashes.  Our civic discourse is full of appeals to the lowest and most base in us, victimizing victims…
Diocesan News
The current discussion of U.S. policy on immigration raises issues of justice and values in the church and society.  In response, Bishop Alan M. Gates and Bishop Gayle E. Harris are convening a special event for education and strategizing about the church's response and responsibility in ministry…
Diocesan News
[Episcopal Divinity School news release]:  The Board of Trustees of Episcopal Divinity School (EDS) today [Feb. 24] voted to pursue an affiliation with Union Theological Seminary that would create an EDS entity to provide Episcopal theological education and other programs at Union’s campus in New…
In the News
Trinity Episcopal Church in Stoughton recently erected a new sign in memory of Lawrence Corbett, a retired town carpenter who kept the church well maintained for many years.Click the link above to read the full story.
In the News
A standing lunch date holds for any resident who needs it Monday, Wednesday and Friday at the parish hall at St. Barnabas's Episcopal Church in Falmouth.  Around the Table provides regular, free hot meals to the community. The all-volunteer-run effort is going into its 33rd year.  “We’re here for…
Diocesan News
New England Episcopalians are invited on a spiritual journey of renewal, restoration and reconciliation this summer, shaped in the Christian tradition around a series of activities being planned along the Connecticut River, from its source to the sea.The seven Episcopal dioceses of New England, the…
Diocesan News
As nationwide uncertainty continues for immigrant communities, several parishes in the Diocese of Massachusetts are mobilizing to put in place networks to protect their neighbors, regardless of immigration status. Those taking action have a twofold mission: one, to build a network of sanctuary…